Hi everybody! I just discovered this place...just what I need. I will soon be a first time chicken keeper. As I write this, my chicken coop/yard is being completed, and tomorrow is opening day of our County Fair where I hope to learn about and buy some hens from 4-Hers or FFA kids... I have almost EVERYTHING to learn! My first question: Are some breeds more docile than others? I'd prefer "user-friendly" egg layers, if there is such thing.. I'm a grandmother who lives on the outskirts of a small town with two dogs: Widget and Vader, and an elderly cat named Tinker. I'm sure my new "girls" will have names in no time. Wish me luck!